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Wind project taken before Hardin County Commissioners

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The Hardin County Commissioners’ office was filled to standing-room-only capacity Thursday when a group opposed to the Scioto Ridge Wind Farm discussed their concerns.

Everpower is the company developing plans to bring up to 176 turbines in Lynn, McDonald, Roundhead and Taylor Creek townships in Hardin County and Richland and Rushcreek townships of Logan County.

People speaking for the group asked commissioners to stop the plans by taking away financial incentives, but should that plan fall short, they asked the commissioner to retain control of the project.

“If Everpower wants to harvest our resources to make their profits, we should make them do it on our terms,” Michael Shepherd said. “This is our county, our township and more importantly, this is our home.”

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